Tag Archives: Trading Psychology

28th September – don’t trade on your birthday!

September 28, 2016

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Today is my birthday. I never trade on my birthday. And I suggest you do the same. What’s the point? You’re a trader and unless you’re working for an institution my suggestion is to take the day off. There’s nothing worse than waking up on your birthday in a good mood (which you should do […]

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1st July Post Brexit Views:Losers

July 2, 2016

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So in the previous posts I looked at what happened, followed by possible winners. If there are winners then there’s got to be losers. So lets take a look at some of them. Boris Johnson It’s all gone ‘a bit Pete Tong’ for old Boris hasn’t it? In what should be the crowning achievement of his […]

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30th June Post Brexit Views Part 2: Possible Winners

July 1, 2016

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Hello traders, I hope you’re enjoying watching history in action before our very eyes?  In my first piece I gave a little bit of background about what happened in the run up to the vote and during the overnight count. We’ve had a few days to watch and listen to whats happened. Lets take a […]

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8th June: GBP Update

June 8, 2016

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Well fellow traders, just over a couple of weeks till the EU Referendum here in the UK. (You can read my own rantings about the Brexit vote here.) So I thought I’d do a quick little Sterling update. During my last piece I mentioned that perhaps the markets had already priced in a Remain victory […]

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Reminiscences, and the value of volunteering

May 23, 2016

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https://www.leonardcheshire.org/about-us/history Fellow Trader, please indulge me the first few paragraphs about history and my own life – I assure you there is a point and a relevance to traders. Yesterday, I was reading the link above about it being the 68th anniversary of the beginnings of the Leonard Cheshire Disability Charity. So what would that […]

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Process, Process, Process -And on building your Inner Coach

April 20, 2016

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  Sorry I’ve not posted for a while – it’s been a busy 4-6 weeks and I’ve had a lot on. To be fair I post quick pieces on the Veterans Trader Project FB page – if you want to join it then drop me a line and let me know. Anyway back to trading. I […]

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Why do we manage our own funds? Delightfully explained by SouthPark

February 3, 2015

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After the other days piece: How did these chumps raise £5.5 miliion !?! I saw a friends link which I thought I’d share with you. After a tough trading day it might be easier to ask ourselves why do we bother with trading? Why do we bother to put in all the graft and all […]

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31/01/2015 How do I go about building my Situational Awareness?

January 31, 2015

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Fellow traders, I’m often asked what are the best news-feeds to follow and who are the credible market blogs and articles to read. Lets face it since the dawn of the internet age it’s never been a difficult case of finding information on trading and markets. To be honest it’s quite the opposite; how do […]

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12/01/15 – New year, new candles: Indices & Commodities snapshot (Video)

January 12, 2015

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Fellow traders, Happy New Year to you and welcome back. Its been an interesting start to 2015 already with a few nice moves for you to get your teeth into. I made an update video on Indices & Commodities. Trade well,   Paul

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Post NFP action and the futility of predictions.

December 10, 2014

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Well today’s price action in the Indices looks less like a ‘Santa’s Rally’ and more like ‘Santa’s Sledging Session’ as prices slide lower with increasing speed. Also added to by the biggest crash in the Greek Stock Market since the crash of 1987 (down 13% today as I write this). Anyway I want to turn […]

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